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Meaning and name origin

Boaz \boaz\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin. Possibly "swiftness" or "strength". Biblical: names of several characters, including the second husband of Ruth, who treats her generously. Revived by the Puritans and occasionally used in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Now very rare. Sometimes used in Jewish families.


Boaz has 2 variant forms: Boas and Boase.


Boaz is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11741 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Boaz for boys. Boaz has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Boaz name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Boaz outside U.S.

Similar Names

Boaz is also pronounced similarly to Baz, Bazz and Buzz. Other suggested similar baby names are Bax and Bogy. Like Boaz, these names are not commonly used.